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GNOME 3 vs Unity: Which is right for you?

Jul 04, 2011, 07:00 (5 Talkback[s])

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With so much controversy surrounding the recent release of GNOME 3 and Canonical's Unity, there's only one way to resolve things: a head-to-head battle royale. Gareth Halfacree investigates which next-generation desktop environment might suit you better to set the record straight once and for all...

"GNOME 3 and the GNOME Shell have their fans, who castigate Canonical's Unity - and vice-versa. There are also those who decry both, claiming that a move to icon-based launchers represents a dumbing-down of the classic GNOME user interface. Worries over compatibility and extensibility cause further concerns, until nobody is quite sure what's going on any more."

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